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Outside editorial: Obama tinkers with failed Islamic State strategy

...desperately need."We don't need the training. We have no time; we need to act now," says one retired Iraqi army officer with close connections to tribal leaders. "When it takes so long, it will be really hard to take back the territory...
Scores more women, girls freed in Nigeria from Boko Haram

...women fought their rescuers fiercely.A community leader from the area of northeast Nigeria said Thursday that a senior army officer who was at the scene described the women opening fire on shocked troops in the village of Nbita a week ago, with Boko...
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Rival forces fight over key sites in Burundi's capital

...national broadcaster RTNB exchanged fire with forces believed to support Maj. Gen. Godefroid Niyombare, the senior army officer leading the coup attempt.The RTNB building and its surroundings were under attack for about 25 minutes, presidential...
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Wanted Army impersonator arrested in Deadhorse

...prison time for impersonating an Army officer at the scene of an Oklahoma bridge...spent 2 1/2 days posing as an Army officer, delivering orders to police and...pleaded guilty to impersonating an Army officer and received a 70-month federal...
Five US troops killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan

...under attack from the Taliban and called in air support, he said."Unfortunately five NATO soldiers and one Afghan army officer were killed mistakenly by NATO airstrike," Rooghlawanay said.There was no way to independently confirm Rooghlawanay's...
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Army officer recommends trial in Afghan killings

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - An investigating officer at Joint Base Lewis-McChord has recommended a court-martial for one of the soldiers accused of killing three civilians in Afghanistan.
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Juneau writer sheds light on Alaska's role in World War II

During World War II, Soviet Army officer Boris Dolitsky was stationed in southern Siberia and couldn't help but notice the influx of American goods and supplies pouring...
Life Saving Guards, 1931

...for a photo in 1931. The group includes Juneau residents Dorothy Wallace, first row, first person on the left, and her sister Eunice Akagi, back row third from left. Mildred Lesher, center front row, was a Salvation Army officer.
Small Calif. town shocked by family murder-suicide

...murder-suicide, and also on Sunday grappled with allegations that the man accused in the shooting was a former Indian army officer wanted for years for murder in his homeland.News of Saturday's murder-suicide boomeranged through the area's...
Captain Vicki "Susie" Lynn Jackson

...School in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., graduating with a degree in ministry. In her life, she worked as a Salvation Army officer and a teacher. With the Salvation Army, Susie served in Klawock, Juneau and Petersburg. As a teacher, she taught...


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